Judge Stands By Ruling That Damages From Demolition Of Properties Are Covered

Judge Stands By Ruling That Damages From Demolition Of Properties Are Covered

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana federal judge on March 7 denied an insurer's motion for new trial or to alter or amend her Jan. 3 judgment that a state parish government is entitled to coverage under excess public entity insurance policies for damages it caused in condemning and demolishing properties deemed unsafe after Hurricane Katrina (Lexington Insurance Company v. St. Bernard Parish Government, No. 11-1865, E.D. La.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31561).

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